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Carl Eugene Lesher

Carl Eugene Lesher, American engineer, economist. Member American Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Engineers, American Economic Association, Engineering Society Western Pennsylvania.

Background

  • Lesher, Carl Eugene was born on November 20, 1885 in La Junta, Colorado, United States. Son of David and Rosa Clair (Barnes) L., graduate Colorado School of Mines, 1908.

  • Education

    • Graduate Colo.

    Career

    • Director statistics United States Fuel Administration, 1917-1918. Director bureau of Economics, National. Editor Coal Age, New York, 1920-1923.

      Chief engr; president Lesher & Associates, Inc.

    Works

    • Author of Government repts. on coal covering years 1915-1919, also Geological Survey repts. on coke and by-products for same period. History of Coal Distribution (3 vols.). Prices of Coal and Coke (1913-1919), 1920.

      Contributor to “What Coal Commission Found,” 1925. “Marketing of Minerals,” 1925, and technical papers on low-temperature carbonization, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers.

    Politics

    A believer should support social climates, in which human communities are maintained and strengthened for the sake of all persons and their growth.

    Religion

    Since a human being is the central factor in the plan of salvation, the Gospel must be taught, understood and accepted by him.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Every Christian should study the Bible that contains a variety of inspirational and thoughtful ideas in the field of history, law, and poetry.

    Membership

    Member American Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Engineers, American Economic Association, Engineering Society Western Pennsylvania. Clubs: Shannopin Country, Duquesne.

    Connections

    • Married Lois Quick, March 1911 (died 1937).; married second, Lois F. McCombs, 1939. Children: Carl E., Barbara.
    • father: David Lesher
    • mother: Rosa Clair (Barnes) Lesher
    • spouses: Lois Quick
    • Lois F. McCombs
    • children: Carl E. Lesher
    • Barbara Lesher
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    Born November 20, 1885
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